MIT Sloan Fellows MBA Program
Home | MIT Sloan Fellows | Leadership Blog
MIT and Commonwealth Fusion Systems are forging the future of energy Posted on

Fusion power is a carbon-free, combustion-free source of energy that uses fusion reactions to produce heat for electricity generation—and it may well be the way we power our future lives. Read about how it works.

Ipanema Women's Tropical Beauty Flat B07BR1Z1N3 Flip Flops B07BR1Z1N3 Flip Women's Parent ad4ff73 - fantinegroup.com

Visualization by Ken Filar, PSFC research affiliate

Although, it has been the dream of energy researchers for years, fusion power remained out of reach because of the investment necessary to develop it for practical use. MIT has just announced, however, that it is putting fusion power on the fast track. With $50 million from an Italian energy investor, the Institute and the new private company Commonwealth Fusion Systems (CFS) are preparing to launch a rapid research program leading to the development of a working pilot plant within 15 years.

The project was conceived by MIT Plasma Science and Fusion Center (PSFC) researchers Robert Mumgaard SM ’15, PhD ’15 (now the CEO of CFS), Dan Brunner, PhD ’13, Brandon Sorbom, PhD ’17, and Zach Hartwig PhD ’14, assistant professor of nuclear science and engineering at MIT. Director Dennis Whyte and Deputy Director Martin Greenwald will lead the effort, which will include a broad interdisciplinary team.

We need a new approach

Mitigating global climate change, Hartwig told MIT News, will require new sources of zero-carbon energy on a very fast track. “We are going to need a completely new approach to ensure that fusion energy can be a significant part of the solution. The hard reality of climate change is that every single nation that has ever industrialized and made a better life for its citizens did so at the expense of the climate. There is, at present, simply no other way to do this than to dump carbon dioxide into the atmosphere by burning fossil fuels for energy.”

Ipanema Women's Tropical Beauty Flat B07BR1Z1N3 Flip Flops B07BR1Z1N3 Flip Women's Parent ad4ff73

CFS will join the MIT Energy Initiative (MITEI) as part of the new university-industry partnership designed to bolster MIT research and teaching on the science of fusion. MIT President L. Rafael Reif described the project launch as an important historical moment. “Advances in superconducting magnets have put fusion energy potentially within reach, offering the prospect of a safe, carbon-free energy future,” he said. “As humanity confronts the rising risks of climate disruption, I am thrilled that MIT is joining with industrial allies, both longstanding and new, to run full-speed toward this transformative vision for our shared future on Earth.”

 

Comments are closed.

Hishoes Girls Summer Floral Velcro Strap Ballerina Shoes Low Heel Mary Jane Flats For Weddings and Communions B07336JS55 Parent , O'Neill Fw Ditsy Plus, Women’s 0 B015NKZ9UM ParentRieker 64293 Women Flip Flop, Women’s Flip Flops B017MLKAKO ParentAllhqfashion Women's Soft Material Buckle Split Toe No-Heel Solid Flip-Flop-Sandals B01J5HWFSS ParentYoga Studio Cinnamon Black Women's Flip Flops With Wooden Panelling Sole B073Q11W8D ParentSandals Women Slipper Beach Summer Rubber Breathable Flip Flops,C,38 B07DQZD1JK ParentSandals Summer Women Flip Flops Flowers Decoration Slipper Non-Slip, Yellow,37 B07FDYHRGT Parent , IANGL Flip Flop Ladies in Summer Wear High Pointed and Semi Slippers High Heels and Hollows B07FKH56K3 Parent , ZHRUI Colorful Flip Flops Women EVA Clip Toe Flat Slip on Shoes (Color : White, Size : UK 8.5) B07H88L5YH Parent , Womens Slip On Pearl Flat Sliders Ladies Summer Flip Flops Shoes Mules Sandals B07D8Y59VH Parent , Hongcao Women's Sandals Shoes - Ladies Slippers Flip Flops Flip Flop Shoes, Summer Flat Rhinestones Slippers Sliver 36 B07FJVD84Y ParentHUYP Thick-bottom Seaside Slippers Beach Shoes Female Summer Clip Foot Wearing Wedge Sandals (Size : 38) B07GLPNQX3 ParentGentlemen/Ladies Ipanema Women's Amazonia Flip-Flop B01D569MA4 Parent Every item described is available Highly praised and appreciated by the consumer audience Modern and elegant , squarex Casual Beach Women Slipper Sandals Summer Home Flat Flip Flops Indoor & Outdoor Walking Lightweight Shoes... B07C2S6S5H ParentO'Neill Fw 3 Strap Ditsy Flip Flop, Women’s Flip Flops B01N2W3YVP Parent , Tommy Hilfiger Women’s Metallic Mid Beach Sandal Flip Flops B078T6GT3W ParentSCLOTHS summer women's flip flop slippers Fine with High heel waterproof Transparent B07D9JTTDX Parent , THE NORTH FACE Unisex Adults’ W Base Camp Mini Flip Flops B005AGNDGM Parent , Birkenstock Women's Thong Sandals Silver Spectral Silver 9 B07748L3C6 ParentStylish tip fine with rivets female high-heeled boots female boots, 2 COTTON SHORT barrel, Black,34 B07BNLYXF3 Parent , MINITOO Men's Round Toe Outdoor Brown Retro Walking Shoes UK 9.5 B07CVXKPWD ParentGS-Shoes Formal Men's Business Oxfords PU Leather Block Heel Soft Sole Flats B07GH1YBZV Parent , Andres Machado.204203.Mens Black Leather Derby Shoes.Large sizes UK 12 to 14.5 / EU 47 to 51. B01ETLZ19K ParentMen's shoes FEIFEI Summer Fashion Breathable Comfortable Casual Wear-resistant Cloth Shoes Tide Shoes (Color :... B07CZ4SJ5N ParentMen's shoes FEIFEI Fashion Breathable Casual Flax Cloth Shoes Tide Shoes (Color : 03, Size : EU39/UK6.5/CN40) B07D5QGQ53 ParentTip single shoe_bold fall with light-quality grid cloth comfort tip wild single shoes, beige 35 B07BNLLSLC Parent , XWZG® Men'S Business Tie Dress Shoes Pointed Fashion Big Size Wedding Shoes Banquet Dress Shoes B07GT799G7 Parent , JAS Mens Leather Shoes Italian Smart Shiny Style B01LLSTQX6 ParentRed Herring Men Navy Suede Derby Shoes 9 B0779FDQY8 ParentBritish Knights Men’s SURTO fs14 B00IK14ACA Parent ,
  • Most Popular
  • Related Sites
  • Bookmarks

      Ipanema Women's Tropical Beauty Flat B07BR1Z1N3 Flip Flops B07BR1Z1N3 Flip Women's Parent ad4ff73 - fantinegroup.com

  • Categories
  • Archives